Archaeology

Egypt archaeologists uncover tombs dating back to Roman era

Aug 24, 2017

Egypt says archaeologists have uncovered 5 tombs from Roman era, dating back to more than 2,000 years

Egypt archaeologists discover tombs dating back 2,000 years

Aug 16, 2017

Egyptian archaeologists discover tombs dating back more than 2,000 years, from the Ptolemaic Period

Egypt discovers new necropolis in Minya, first in area

May 13, 2017

Egypt's antiquities ministry says it has found a necropolis with at least 17 mummies near the southern city of Minya, the first such find in the area

Egypt says it's found burial chamber dating back 3,700 years

May 10, 2017

Egypt says burial chamber dating back 3,700 years found attached to recently discovered pyramid from 13th Dynasty

Ancient palace revealed under destroyed Mosul shrine

Mar 12, 2017

Iraqi archaeologists think that tunnels dug by Islamic State militants under a destroyed shrine in Mosul have revealed the palace of an ancient Assyrian king who ruled some 2,700 years ago

Egypt archaeologists discover massive statue in Cairo slum

Mar 10, 2017

Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered a massive statue in a Cairo slum that may be of pharaoh Ramses II, one of the country's ancient most famous rulers

Rubble and ash in Mosul museum retaken from Islamic State

Mar 8, 2017

The antiquities museum in the Iraqi city of Mosul is in ruins

Israel finds cave said to have contained Dead Sea scrolls

Feb 8, 2017

Israel's Hebrew University says archaeologists have found a cave that once contained Dead Sea scrolls

Israel says Nazi camp excavations unearth link to Anne Frank

Jan 15, 2017

Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial says researchers excavating the remains of one of the most notorious Nazi death camps have uncovered a pendant that appears identical to one belonging to Anne Frank

Iraq: Forces push IS militants from key northern town

Sep 22, 2016

The Iraqi military says its forces have pushed deeper into a key Islamic State-held town north of Baghdad days after launching an operation to retake it

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